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KB0157 - Unsupported Macro message in Word

This article provides information regarding Microsoft Word, OnePlaceDocs with VBA disabled


When attempting to open Microsoft Word with OnePlaceDocs enabled, when VBA feature disabled. 

blog0157 errormessage


Microsoft Word, where Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) has not been enabled (is set to disabled).


1. Check if VBA is enabled via the registry at: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common

Ensure the vbaoff key is set to 1

Further information can be found here: How to turn off Visual Basic for Applications when you deploy Office - Office | Microsoft Learn


Note: This issue has been logged on Microsoft Forums, if you are experiencing this please vote here : Should Word VSTO Add-ins be able to run with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) disabled? - Microsoft Q&A

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